File puptcrit/puptcrit.0811, message 289


Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 13:44:52 -0500
To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] ART OR NOT ART?


Michael, ff there are so many examples, then we should already have, 
as you put it,  "plenty, dispersion (the gift must move), profit, 
common ownership,  courage, peace, equality".

-m


>The best understanding of a GIFT ECONOMY is to read Hyde's book.
>(I also read his TRICKSTER book and have done several plays based upon=A0
>Trickster stories from around the world)
>
>There are many historical examples from around the world.
>But here in the USA (where I live) there are mini gift economies that=A0
>we take for granted.
>Blood Banks
>Organ Donation
>
>Barter can be a form of the Gift Economy
>The Los Angeles Skills Pool
>Free Stores
>Free Clinics
>Food Banks
>http://www.freestorebaltimore.org/
>
>http://www.reallyreallyfree.org
>
>Lots of examples on the Internet.
>Creative Commons
>Regiving networks
>Freeware
>Wikipedia
>
>- m
>
>
>On Nov 18, 2008, at 7:31 AM, Mathieu René wrote:
>
>>  For those of us un-enlightened about the mentionned "The Gift" book,=A0
>>  can
>>  someone elaborate, and tell us a bit about what the Gift economy=A0
>>  would be?
>
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